Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Temple lands top prospect

PHILADELPHIA - Obi Enechionyia, a consensus Top 100 prospect out of St. James (MD.) School,  signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Temple Unversity last week.

"We are very excited to have Obi Enechionyia become a part of our Temple program," said Owls coach Dunphy. "He is a tremendous young man, who comes from a great family.  We expect him to be a significant contributor next season and beyond."

A native of Springfield, Va., Enechionyia averaged 19.4 points, 12.7 rebounds and four blocked shots as a junior last season. He earned Washington County and Independent-Parochial Schools League Player of the Year honors his sophomore year and was named all-MAC and all-IPSL first team as a sophomore and junior.

Enechionyia also was a member of the DC-based AAU squad, Team Takeover, the past two summers, playing alongside fellow Division I commitments Phil Booth (Villanova), Martin Geben (Notre Dame) and Dion Wiley (Maryland).

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